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40% of Guests Become Ambassadors for San Francisco’s Newly Minted Hotel Zephyr with Flip.to

40% of Guests Become Ambassadors for San Francisco’s Newly Minted Hotel Zephyr with Flip.to

February 8, 2016

ORLANDO, FL — February 8, 2016 — Flip.to, the advocacy platform for hotels that captivates and inspires new audiences of travelers, has helped...

AxisRooms Launches its GoldenEye Premium Hotel Rate Shopper

AxisRooms Launches its GoldenEye Premium Hotel Rate Shopper

February 8, 2016

Set your business goals with a close eye on your competition Success with hospitality industry revenue management techniques and strategies is extremely...

DSE 2016 Offers Education, Networking & the Most Extensive Collection of the Newest Technologies

DSE 2016 Offers Education, Networking & the Most Extensive Collection of the Newest Technologies

February 8, 2016

Atlanta – Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays,...

Hotel Lenders Tightening the Screws

Hotel Lenders Tightening the Screws

February 8, 2016

Fitch Ratings-New York-08 February 2016: Hotel owners will encounter a more challenging debt financing environment during 2016 as lenders respond to the broad...

Take the Service Elevator to the Top Floor

Take the Service Elevator to the Top Floor

February 8, 2016

Get the C-Suite Ready for Customer Experiences by Roberta Nedry Customer experience management is increasingly critical as a top investment area and skill...

Content, Brand and Mobile: The Destination Revolution is Now

Content, Brand and Mobile: The Destination Revolution is Now

February 8, 2016

The internet is the new Industrial Revolution. Make it work for you with this three-pronged strategy, says Bronwyn White. THE internet is the industrial...

Hotel Laundry – Don’t throw money down the drain!

Hotel Laundry – Don’t throw money down the drain!

February 8, 2016

One of the largest operational expenses for hotels is back-of-house laundry.    Hotel operators know that these services utilize significant gas...

U.S. Travel Campaign Highlights Economic Impact of Presidential Primaries

U.S. Travel Campaign Highlights Economic Impact of Presidential Primaries

February 8, 2016

Evidence of Politics-Related Travel Surge Gives Rise to "Bloviating About Jobs Actually Creates Them" Ad Campaign WASHINGTON (February 8,...

Hospitality Funding Arranges $6.175 Million Acquisition Loan for Bonita Springs Hotel

Hospitality Funding Arranges $6.175 Million Acquisition Loan for Bonita Springs Hotel

February 8, 2016

Firm secures attractive financing terms on 10-year mortgage Bonita Springs and Palm Beach, Fla. – (Feb. 8, 2016) — Hospitality Funding, a Palm...

Splendid Hospitality Group Acquires the Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel in Southwest England

Splendid Hospitality Group Acquires the Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel in Southwest England

February 8, 2016

The Splendid Hospitality Group has acquired its first property in the South West - the Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel. Stuart Bailey, CEO for Splendid...

Development Launched for 250-room Okura Prestige Phnom Penh to Open in Cambodia in 2019

Development Launched for 250-room Okura Prestige Phnom Penh to Open in Cambodia in 2019

February 8, 2016

Hotel Okura Co., Ltd. signs contract with TEHO Development Cambodia Pte Ltd. to develop and manage the luxury hotel. February 08, 2016 - TOKYO - Hotel Okura...

Four Points Brand to Debut in Ethiopia with Four Points Addis Ababa, Meskel Square Opening in 2019

Four Points Brand to Debut in Ethiopia with Four Points Addis Ababa, Meskel Square Opening in 2019

February 8, 2016

February 08, 2016 - STAMFORD, Conn. -  Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced it will introduce its booming Four Points...

Currently Under Development, the 454-key Westin Nashville is on Track for Fall 2016 Opening

Currently Under Development, the 454-key Westin Nashville is on Track for Fall 2016 Opening

February 8, 2016

February 08, 2016 - STAMFORD, Conn. - Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), today announced that the...

General Manager Dave Fowler Set to Open the 116-key TownePlace Suites Ottawa Kanata in Ontario, CN

General Manager Dave Fowler Set to Open the 116-key TownePlace Suites Ottawa Kanata in Ontario, CN

February 8, 2016

Kanata, Ontario - February 8, 2016 - The newly constructed 116-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Kanata, Ontario is scheduled to open this Thursday,...

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Opens the 120-room Aloft Asuncion in Paraguay

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Opens the 120-room Aloft Asuncion in Paraguay

February 8, 2016

February 08, 2016 - STAMFORD, Conn. - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the debut of its sizzling Aloft brand in...

McNeill Hotel Companies Opens the 94-suite TownePlace Suites Hattiesburg in Mississippi

McNeill Hotel Companies Opens the 94-suite TownePlace Suites Hattiesburg in Mississippi

February 8, 2016

Beth Ballard is at the helm as General Manager. Hattiesburg, Mississippi - February 8, 2016 - The 94-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott in Hattiesburg,...

The 118-key Domes of Elounda, Crete in Greece Joins the Autograph Collection

The 118-key Domes of Elounda, Crete in Greece Joins the Autograph Collection

February 8, 2016

February 8, 2016 - Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International's evolving ensemble of strikingly independent hotels, is celebrating further...

The $70 Million Historic Restoration of Upstate NY’s Marriott Syracuse Downtown Nears Completion

The $70 Million Historic Restoration of Upstate NY’s Marriott Syracuse Downtown Nears Completion

February 8, 2016

SYRACUSE, NY - (Feb. 8, 2016) - The Marriott Syracuse Downtown - formerly the Hotel Syracuse - is nearing the final stages of its historic $70 million...

Sugar Bay Resort and Spa in St. Thomas Completes $20 Million Renovation

Sugar Bay Resort and Spa in St. Thomas Completes $20 Million Renovation

February 8, 2016

ST. THOMAS, USVI -- Sugar Bay Resort and Spa today announced the completion of a $20 million campaign to update and renovate guest rooms, public areas, and...

Robert Mandelbaum Selected as 2016 Cornell Hotel Society President

Robert Mandelbaum Selected as 2016 Cornell Hotel Society President

February 8, 2016

Ithaca, NY, February 8, 2016 - The School of Hotel Administration (SHA) at Cornell University announces that Robert Mandelbaum is the new president of the...

Chief Financial Officer Ron Rowan Resigns from Monarch Casino & Resort

Chief Financial Officer Ron Rowan Resigns from Monarch Casino & Resort

February 8, 2016

Rowan to Remain With Company Through Year-End Closing and Filing of Form 10-K RENO, NV--( Feb 8, 2016) - Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRI)...

Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Names Susan Terry Vice President of Culinary and Food & Beverage Operations

Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Names Susan Terry Vice President of Culinary and Food & Beverage Operations

February 8, 2016

Promotes Mark Weber to Director of Culinary Operations  February 8, 2016 - MILWAUKEE - Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized hotel...

Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico Welcomes Julian Smaldoni as General Manager

Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico Welcomes Julian Smaldoni as General Manager

February 8, 2016

The 196-room property has recently completed renovations.                    PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico,...

New Castle Hotels & Resorts Appoints Patricia Coulter General Manager of Fairfield Inn and Suites Ne

New Castle Hotels & Resorts Appoints Patricia Coulter General Manager of Fairfield Inn and Suites Ne

February 8, 2016

NEW ORLEANS/SHELTON, Conn. - - February 8, 2016—Gerry Chase, president and COO of New Castle Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel owner, operator and...

Franz J. Estermann Named Executive Chef at Vana Belle Resort and Sheraton Samui Resort

Franz J. Estermann Named Executive Chef at Vana Belle Resort and Sheraton Samui Resort

February 8, 2016

Koh Samui, Thailand, February 08, 2016 -- Vana Belle, a Luxury Collection Resort, Koh Samui and Sheraton Samui Resort are pleased to announce the appointment...

Gordon Maybury Named Executive Chef at Turnberry Isle Miami

Gordon Maybury Named Executive Chef at Turnberry Isle Miami

February 8, 2016

Maybury brings over 25 years of culinary experience. AVENTURA, FL (February 8, 2016) - Turnberry Isle Miami is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon...

HFTP to Assist Open Travel Alliance with Hospitality and Travel Object Oriented Platforms

HFTP to Assist Open Travel Alliance with Hospitality and Travel Object Oriented Platforms

February 8, 2016

AUSTIN, TEXAS USA (February 8, 2016) —  Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) announced today that they will assist the...

Seven Key Takeaways | The Americas Lodging Investment Summit 2016 (ALIS)

Seven Key Takeaways | The Americas Lodging Investment Summit 2016 (ALIS)

February 8, 2016

The annual Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) kicked off the year with insights into hotel transactions, performance, and lending trends. What do...

Meliá Hotels’ INNSIDE Brand to Make North American Debut with Opening of New Hotel in New York City

Meliá Hotels’ INNSIDE Brand to Make North American Debut with Opening of New Hotel in New York City

February 8, 2016

New York, NY (February 8, 2016) – Meliá Hotels International (MHI) announced the debut of INNSIDE New York NoMad, opening March 2016 at 132 West...

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